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Brazil
Location Family Friendliness Lodging Typical Foods Amenities Volunteer Work Project Physical Considerations Safety/Medical Issues Language
Total: 1 Community
PERNAMBUCO

Medium

(heavy travel)

Home-Stay Chicken, rice, fruit Electricity, H2O Community Center Development Heat/sun Proximity to medical facility Portugese
Ecuador
Location Family Friendliness Lodging Typical Foods Amenities Volunteer Work Project Physical Considerations Safety/Medical Issues Language
Total: 1 Community
Tumbatu

High

(many kids)

Home-Stay, Communal Soups, Potatoes, Guinea Pig Electricity, H2O Community Development, Construction of multi-purpose court and center plaza Altitude in Quito Altitude Spanish, Quechua
Guatemala
Location Family Friendliness Lodging Typical Foods Amenities Volunteer Work Project Physical Considerations Safety/Medical Issues Language
Total: 1 Communities
Cantel

High

(many kids)

Home-Stay Tortillas, Beans Electricity, H2O Community Development, Weaving, Clinic Lots of walking   Spanish, Kiche
Kenya
Location Family Friendliness Lodging Typical Foods Amenities Volunteer Work Project Physical Considerations Safety/Medical Issues Language
Total: 1 Community
Odienya Medium, rural Communal Fruit, meat, vegetables, Ugali, corn meal   Construction on Health Clinic Lots of walking Nearest medical facility Swahili
Nepal
Location Family Friendliness Lodging Typical Foods Amenities Volunteer Work Project Physical Considerations Safety/Medical Issues Language
Total: 1 Community
Pokhara Valley Medium travel Communal Rice, vegetables, meat Electricity, H2O Roofing construction for Tibetan refugees Extensive travel to and from site Nearest medical facility Nepali (translator)
Peru
Location Family Friendliness Lodging Typical Foods Amenities Volunteer Work Project Physical Considerations Safety/Medical Issues Language
Total: 2 Communities
Chirapa High rural, travel Home-Stay Rice, plantains, beans Electricity, H2O Construction of kitchen at a local school Extensive travel to and from site Nearest medical facility Spanish, Quechua
Puno Medium Home-Stay, communal Soup, fresh fruit, rice, mean Electricity, H2O Community Center High altitude, cold temperatures Nearest medical facility Spanish, Aymara
Tanzania
Location Family Friendliness Lodging Typical Foods Amenities Volunteer Work Project Physical Considerations Safety/Medical Issues Language
Total: 2 Communities
Kilomeni High Communal Stew, rice, bananas Electricity, H2O, showers, toilets Construction on Primary school Extensive travel to and from site   Swahili
Bukoba High Communal Stew, rice, bananas Electricity, H2O, showers, toilets Construction of goat pens, water systems, refurbish school rooms Extensive travel to and from site   Swahili, Ruhaya (translator)
Thailand
Location Family Friendliness Lodging Typical Foods Amenities Volunteer Work Project Physical Considerations Safety/Medical Issues Language
Total: 1 Community
Chiang Rai Medium Communal Rice, vegetables, meat Electricity, H2O Construction of a village meeting Hall Extensive travel to and from site; Lots of walking Nearest medical facility Thai (translator)
Minnesota
Location Family Friendliness Lodging Typical Foods Amenities Volunteer Work Project Physical Considerations Safety/Medical Issues Language
Total: 1 Community
White Earth Reservation High Communal US American Venison, wild rice, fry bread Electricity, H2O, showers, toilets Maple syrup or wildrice harvest; Youth empowerment     English
Mexico
Location Family Friendliness Lodging Typical Foods Amenities Volunteer Work Project Physical Considerations Safety/Medical Issues Language
Total: 2 Communities
Chicueyaco High Eco-lodge Tortillas, beans Electricity, H2O, showers, toilets Construction on local health clinic Hilly terrain, Lots of walking   Spanish
Xiloxochico High Eco-lodge Tortillas, beans Electricity, H2O, showers, toilets Construction of women's coop center Hilly terrain, Lots of walking   Spanish
Washington
Location Family Friendliness Lodging Typical Foods Amenities Volunteer Work Project Physical Considerations Safety/Medical Issues Language
Total: 1 Community
La Push High Communal US American, salmon, fry bread Electricity, H2O, showers, toilets Refurbish community buildings, gardens, projects with elders and youth Sleep on mats on floor   English, Quileute